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What are the raised brown spots on my legs?

What are the raised brown spots on my legs?

Need more info: A picture is worth a thousand words. Brown spots could be many things, most of which are not serious. They could be sun damaged area called solar lintigo, If they are flat and many of them. . If raised or have a "stuck on" appearance, then they could be a benign growth called a seborrheic dermatitis. These should be checked by your family doctor or dermatologist to make sure is not serious ...Read more

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What are the raised brown spots on my back?

Dermatological eval.: There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the blood spots that keep appearing on my skin?

What are the blood spots that keep appearing on my skin?

Need exam: At minimum this would require visualization and a history to accurately diagnose. ...Read more

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What are the rough dark brown spots appearing on my hands and feet?

What are the rough dark brown spots appearing on my hands and feet?

Keratosis?: These may represent stucco keratosis which is localized thickening of skin simi, ar to barnacles on a boat. Soak and use peeling cream with urea or lac 5. This will remove surface and improve appearance. If this disturbs you dermatologist can diagnose and remove ith minor procedure. ...Read more

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What are the little white marks on my fingernails?

What are the little white marks on my fingernails?

Mees lines: They are an old indication of arsenic poisoning, but in fact, it can be an indication of any recent illness. They are benign. ...Read more

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What are little red bumps on the skin?

What are little red bumps on the skin?

Don't know: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the little red dots on my skin ?

What are the little red dots on my skin ?

Uncertain: There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What are blue spots on the lips?

What are blue spots on the lips?

Phlebectasis?: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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What could these spots be on my hands? Kind of flakey, brownish

What could these spots be on my hands? Kind of flakey, brownish

Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What can I do about the brown skin spots on cheeks?

See your local Face: Specialist. You have lots of options depending in your specific appearance. Topical treatments may help, but chemical peels or laser treatments are often very effective at improving skin tone, texture and eliminating pigment issues. Also, while most "brown spots" are signs of sun damage, melanoma can show up as a brow spot. Not enough space here, look up "melanoma abcd" for more info. ...Read more

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What might cause reddish/brown spots on my skin?

What might cause reddish/brown spots on my skin?

Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and cancer can cause a discoloration of the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash or a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What is the white spots on my nails?

What is the white spots on my nails?

Can be fungal: Bright white spots on the nail, almost appearing as if you sprinkled powdered sugar on it can be a superficial fungal infection. If the nail is a normal thickness, this can be the one type of fungus that can respond to topical treatment. ...Read more

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Spots on inside of my arms, what are they?

Spots on inside of my arms, what are they?

This needs to be: Physically examined in order to provide you with an accurate assessment. I encourage you to have this evaluated by your dermatologist if of concern. ...Read more

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Which are the red marks on my skin?

See your doctor: If your red marks are new and you just noticed them see your doctor to find out what the diagnosis is and how to treat it. If you have had this a long time show your doctor on your next visit and she will tell you what it is. ...Read more

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What are red round itchy spots on the skin?

Possibly hives: Skin allergies may be what you are describing. If it does not resolve easily see a doctor for the diagnosis and treatment. Eczema may also be what you are dealing with as well as psoriasis. ...Read more

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Are yellow spots on my skin normal? They are on my upper arm.

Are yellow spots on my skin normal? They are on my upper arm.

Probably not: Normal healthy people do not have yellow spots on the arms. Skin rashes are difficult to describe with words. A rash that is unusual (such as yellow spots), lasts a long time, or keeps recurring needs to be examined by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist (skin doctor). The doctor can start treatment, or he can do additional testing if the diagnosis is uncertain. ...Read more

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What are the blue/purple spots on my inner thigh?

Purple spots: Could be dilated small blood vessels but cannot be sure if new, you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are the dark spots on the bottom of my feet?

What are the dark spots on the bottom of my feet?

Is it new ?: Do you have any medical condition ? Is it changing in size or in nature ?Does it cause you symptoms ?Please see your doc and have a look at it ...Read more